Columbia Military Academy

Columbia Military Academy (HM16VV)

Location: Columbia, TN 38401 Maury County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 37.025', W 87° 3.399'

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1904 - 1979

In 1888, local residents gave 67 acres to the U.S. Army for an arsenal. The Bowling Green stone buildings quartered troops in the Spanish-American war. Columbia Military Academy was founded in 1904 and opened formally August 23, 1905 with 167 young men from eight states. Designated an "Honor School" in 1935 by the U.S. Government, youth nationwide trained here as military and civil leaders, among them; general officers, battle heroes, governors, educators, and corporate heads.
HM NumberHM16VV
Marker Number3D 68
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 4:22am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 494869 N 3941480
Decimal Degrees35.61708333, -87.05665000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 37.025', W 87° 3.399'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 37' 1.50" N, 87° 3' 23.94" W
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Area Code(s)931, 615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1007-1089 W 7th St, Columbia TN 38401, US
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